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Special announcement

We would like to inform all interested for the Jazzinty workshop that there are only a few places left in the categories: accordion, bass, piano, trumpet, vocal in improvisation. Applications for guitar, drums and saxophone are no longer possible. We also announce that there are no more rooms available at the Situla hostel. All those who need accommodation can book a room in hotels or private appartments in Novo mesto.

Workshop Application form is updated

The online application form for the Jazzinty 2018 workshop is updated and available for applying. The workshop is open to anyone interested in improvisation and jazz, regardless of the instrument or pre-knowledge. It requires basic instrument competence, while previous experience in jazz is not mandatory. Participants can only apply to one of the nine categories. Details of the workshop program, basic information and all about mentors are published on our website. Follow us on Facebook in Youtube channel.

Jazzinty, August 13-18 2018

Jazzinty is a boutique summer international jazz festival and a musical workshop that has been in the historic city center of Novo mesto for seventeen years, every year on the third week of August. Workshops are attended by a range of young, promising musicians coming from practically all European countries, from the USA and even Russia, Asia and Africa. Up to 15 international mentors, world-renowned musicians and pedagogues teaches at the seminar and evening concerts within the festival fill the old city center, bringing the metropolitan atmosphere, new trends in jazz, improvised music and creative energy.

In 2018, the workshop will be refreshed with new approaches in contemporary music and the new crew of renowned teachers will bring the latest trends in jazz music. The Mentor team presents a fusion of genre different musicians, offering participants a whole range of jazz music; from traditional American bebop, post-bop, fusion rhythmic patterns, rhythms of modern jazz to contemporary music practices. Through lectures, afternoon and evening jam sessions, the participant gets an insight into the life of a professional jazz musician and receives information that can’t be thought in regular conservatories and academies. A participant will gain a sleek backpack of information that is necessary for the development, functioning and life of a contemporary jazz artist.


»The most amazing week of my entire life has just ended. Photos and videos to be uploaded soon! Thank you, Jazzinty!!« Suzana Lascu (Romania)

»Tastes so good to me!! We had great time!! We have to talk to Joris, to figure out some winter reunion.« Gosia Maj (Poland)

»Thank’s to all of you it was a big pleasure to spend creative time with you nice people!!! kisses« Milena Pfeiler (Slovenia)

»Had a great and super inspiring week @ Jazzinty. Big thanks to all the teachers and students!!!« Bas Horstnik (Holland)

»Thanx Jazzinty it’s been an amazing week :) miss u all!« Szofi Klacsmann (Hungary)

»Nice week with the great adam nussbaum at the jazzinty workshop 2013« Jerry Lu (Germany)

»Primljen u groningen ! Hvala vam !!!« Aleksandar Škorič (Serbia)

»Bio je neki drugi svijet…« Katarina Radaljac (Slovenia)

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